Category: Sports

Swing for Hope – April 4

  Has your life been affected by cancer? Personally, family, friend? Join us in supporting cancer research. Ironwood Ladies Golf Association will hold its annual Swing for Hope fundraising tournament on April 4, 2019. Please help us reach our goal of $10,000.00. All funds are given directly to The University of Arizona Cancer Center for…

Senior Softball conspectus

Recent action at the Field of Dreams: Batter Brian Jette and Umpire Dave Platt (Photo by Core Photography, LLC)

Larry Wolfe Okay, I’m impressed if you know what a “conspectus” is! If you don’t, Google it! At press time, the winter seasons in both the Sun and Lakes Divisions were nearing their conclusions. In the Sun Division, the State Farm Insurance team, managed by Ron Carmichael, had clinched the title with a sterling record…

Ladies Travel Team ends season

Cheryl Reed The Travel Team ladies wrapped up another fun-filled season in January. Travel Team is a match play competition between Sun Lakes CC, Ironwood, Palo Verde and SunBird. These tournaments have been played for over 20 years and once included golf clubs in Mesa. The top golfers in these clubs compete and have an…

Sun Lakes Lady Putters results

The holiday lunch was held in December at the San Tan Ballroom. Displaying their $50 winnings in the raffle drawing are (left to right) Colleen Ferris, Mary Kunzelman and Kathy Mindnich.

Susan Gottschalk Monday Flight: 1/07. Susan Gottschalk, Camille Jasien, Jane Wagner 1/14. (tie) Colleen Foley, Phyllis Schager, Vickie Smith, Jane Wagner and Camille Jasien, Diana Laubenstein, Carol Lorenz, June Wagner 1/21. (tie) Sharon Gouthro, Pat Martin, Linda Meylink, Jane Wagner and Kathi Bobek, Camille Jasien, Phyllis Schager, June Wagner 1/28. Sharon Darnell, Bea Hadsell, Diana…

Ladies Pitch and Putt report

  Arlene Fletcher January 17 found some lucky Sun Lakes ladies enjoying a game of Pitch and Putt behind the Sun Lakes Country Club. As usual, we played a scramble. The team of Lynn Turnquist, Joni Wetzel, Judi Smith and Leslie Hagemeister won first place with a score of 22. Second place went to the…

IMGA news and events

Bernie Dugan, Ironwood Cup Champion

Bruce McCorkle Ironwood Cup: The Ironwood Cup is now history… and, wow, was it a close one! Bernie Dugan edged out Bill Beltz by two strokes… and Jim Martin was a close third. Bernie is the new Ironwood Cup Champion. Congratulations, Bernie! The first-place finishers by flight were: Flight 1 Bill Beltz, Flight 2 Mark…

It’s Pickleball and you can learn: Free walk-in clinic

  Irene D’Aloisio It’s true! It’s a sport for all ages and all levels of skill, and it’s the fastest-growing sport in North America. And if you are a Cottonwood or Palo Verde (CWPV) resident, the Sun Lakes Pickleball Club Cottonwood (SLPCC) would love to show you what all the excitement is about. You might…

Times off to a good start in 2019 for PVLGA

2018 Traveling Team

Liz DeMichael January was better in Sun Lakes than most parts of the country. It’s why the Palo Verde Ladies Golf Association (PVLGA) posted such great scores. Check it out: 1/08. Crier’s Tournament. Not many ladies were crying when they got to throw out their worst three scores and take pars on those holes. The…

Low Hanging Fruit Tournament

  Gary Vacin The Sisk Park Bocce Club is seeking players to participate in the club’s annual Low Hanging Fruit Tournament set for March 28. The event is open to players from the Divisions F and lower. The tourney begins at 5:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 per person, and all entry fees will be…